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File #: 2021-2148    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Appointment
File created: 2/2/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 2/23/2021 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): All Appointment to the Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority - Karen Leeper Bennett
Attachments: 1. Bio Karen Bennett professional 09 21 2020

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Chief Executive Office                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): All

Appointment to the Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority - Karen Leeper Bennett

Body

 

Information Contact: Michael L. Thurmond, Chief Executive Officer

Phone Number: 404-371-2881

 

PURPOSE:

Pursuant to 13A of the Organizational Act where "The chief executive shall nominate a person for appointment” CEO Michael Thurmond is nominating Karen Leeper Bennett for appointment to the Fulton -DeKalb Hospital Authority (Grady). This tern will begin upon confirmation by the Board of Commissioners and will expire on December 31, 2023.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

The Fulton - DeKalb Hospital Authority is committed to working to meet the healthcare needs of Fulton and DeKalb counties residents. Ms. Karen Leeper Bennett has resided in DeKalb since 2012 and is currently in her fourth term of service in the Georgia General assembly as State Representative of District 94. Ms. Bennett is also a licensed physical therapist and the President/CEO of Metro Therapy Providers, Inc. located in DeKalb County. The vast amount of professional experience as well as community advocacy that Ms. Bennett will bring to the Fulton - DeKalb Hospital Authority will be of great value.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To confirm the appointment of Karen Leeper Bennett to the Fulton - DeKalb Hospital Authority.